All tied up

So whilst galivanting around the streets of Sydney, I was rather impressed with the sharpness of looks worked by our northern brethren. I much love Sabine's androgynous ensemble, a look I'm hoping to … [Read more...]

Spring is Sprung

Now here is a delightful number that I should save until Business Chic's coverage of Melbourne Spring Fashion Week that is not too far off. However with Spring in full flower and my dearest Lara … [Read more...]

Short and Sweet

We start off this Spring week with a new batch of Business Chic. And no better person to start with that one of my dear friends, Bryony. Bryony here has kindly agreed to be the first BC featuree to … [Read more...]

I want to ride my bicycle

It's funny how things have a way of panning out. For all the plans I had for Business Chic, one of the diversions I've been most pleasantly surprised about is the response to my pictures and where … [Read more...]

You Can Leave Your Hat On

After one transeasonal weekend in June, Business Chic opened with this sublimely chic little chapeau. And months on, while the seasons may have changed, the need for a somethin' sweet to keep cheveaux … [Read more...]

A Muddle of Magic

Whilst a technical muddle, this photograph was a Business Chic-zen favourite! On the tweets or on the Business Chic Facebook page, this is one that delighted you, dear reader. The underlying appeal of … [Read more...]

A Series of Shades

Back in April, Business Chic was a bi-weekly post consisting of at least one batch of workwear inspiration plus other things which were keeping me Destination 90s, a show on Channel 31 … [Read more...]

Time After Time

Business Chic launched on March 1, 2010 with this photograph of one of my work besties, Janie. Much has happened in the months since Janie lent me her camera to take this picture on a transeasonal day … [Read more...]

My friend, the artist

This is my friend Liyen. We met five years ago at Art Basel. Liyen is now an artist. I can google her first name and the auto-thing-thing brings up her website. Great SEO or great Art~ you be the … [Read more...]

Lunchtime Catch Ups

Whilst scouting for Business Chic around the city at lunchtime, I was touched to see all the catch-ups taking place around me. The duo featured here allowed me to interrupt such a catch up so I could … [Read more...]

A Textured Tuesday

So when photographing a featuree for Business Chic, I sometimes choose to break the ice by sharing that I am an Auditor. For the very first time, the featuree said, "me too!"  As it turns … [Read more...]

Have Character?

So we endeth this week of Business Chic with a Creative who has a wonderful eye for detail! It's flair like this which I myself appreciate and hope keeps us all inspired to source the accessories … [Read more...]

Utilitarian Chic

I love the utilitarian concept of shirtdresses but have yet to find one that suits me. Which is why when I spotted Jennifer working one so well ~ I simply had to stop her mid-lunchtime treat to … [Read more...]

Ruffled but non

What a preposterously perfect weekend in Melbourne it was! Sunshine and mild weather meant that Melburnians were out in force enjoying the sights and ambience of our fair town~ and with events such as … [Read more...]

Two by Two

Melbourne's torrential rains this week could have one forgiven for thinking that they might need to book their seat on Noah's Ark; in which I'd grab my closest galpal (the rest of my family having … [Read more...]

Pump it up

Fiona coat Glassons skirt I picked this up overseas. shoes Tony Bianco Makeup notes: foundation L'oréal True Match in Golden beige W3, blush Dior Bronze in Sunset Fiesta 002 lipstick … [Read more...]

A Chic Caper

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A Cosy Coat

So.............I do not photograph at night. However Kasia's delightful coat and Contemporary Business Wear styling caught my eye such that I ran down the road after post-work drinks to capture her … [Read more...]

Patent, Polish & Pearls

Sunny weather, that political debate and the finale of Masterchef ~ what a jam-packed weekend it was! I hope that you all had a great and safe one and are ready for a fresh new week of Business Chic! … [Read more...]

Get carrie-d away (chic & greenly)

Carrie  It's time to share the free stylin' of a blogger who is also an intern with the Melbourne Fringe Festival~ The Green Chick.     headband (sometimes worn as neck warmer!) Mimco … [Read more...]

Yellow-scarf girls

As a yellow-scarf girl myself, I have a soft-spot for other yellow-scarf wearers. Which is why when Katelin rocked up to the display home to interview its inhabitants (The Three Chics) whilst we were … [Read more...]

Creative Licence

The featurees in this week's BusinessChic entries were all photographed during my time, living on display at the State of Design Festival Last Week as part of the ThreeChics Project. It was a funny … [Read more...]

style on display

Roberta jacket St Leonards top nique skirt alpha 60 pendant - safari shoes green with envy doko Lunch - the malthouse is a local and they do good frittata, coffee and the BEST chocolate … [Read more...]

Grazia Issue 98 ~ pages 42 & 43

If you are new to BusinessChic ~ welcome to the daily hit of mostly Melburnian workwear inspiration! And to all readers, I am celebrating living on display at the State of Design Festival today by … [Read more...]


In this über week for BusinessChic, we open with a polished Creative whom I perchanced upon down Collins Street one day. As I'll be living on display with the Three Chics at the State of the Art … [Read more...]

I want to be a Papillionaire

..or ride one at least ! Papillionaire is a Melbourne based bicycle company designing new, affordable Dutch style bicycles for Australia and the World. I had the pleasure of playing with one of these … [Read more...]

My workwear inspiration

Celia  frames Chanel coat From a shop called Flourish & Prosper on Glenhuntly Road shirt & pants ANZ corporate uniform tie Mensland on Glenferrie Road. The owner kept asking "for … [Read more...]

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